Don’t forget to look up!

It’s 200 years this year since building work started on the GPO and while many people would recognise the fine classical facade of the Post Office, not so many pause to admire its fine architectural features and the detail that can often be found by looking up. This photograph highlights the beautiful ceiling inside the GPO’s main public office so next time you are in town, do come in and admire it and learn a bit more about the building in our museum.

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Image of the ceiling in the Public Letters Office. Note the different colours in the panels.

Greacian Keystone Design

Greacian Keystone design

Gold leaf motif: One of four that surrounds each panel

Gold leaf motif: One of four that surrounds each panel

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